Adaptation

The planet is changing. The cockroaches will be fine, but what about us? See what these PF Members are doing to adapt to the impacts of climate change.

Our latest segment from Bloomberg West features EnerNOC, a company that networks buildings together to decrease energy use during peak hours and ultimately saves money for consumers.
If you live on the East Coast, you are undoubtedly riding out a heat wave right now.  If you're not, consider yourself lucky!  This week we feature innovators who are coming up with new and creative ways to both reduce the negative impacts of heat... Read More
National Science Foundation
In the Nevada desert, solar energy is on the rise, literally! Check out this video that shows the construction of a solar power tower. The new technology involved can help store more solar energy so the energy grid can be more reliable for its users...
This week we feature Planet Forward innovators who are working to make our energy grid more efficient, modern, and sustainable.  Believe it or not, many aspects of our energy grid are based off of models created 100 years ago.  Can you imagine if... Read More
All living cells, virtually from the beginning of life on Earth, have used what is referred to as a Proton-Pump to move nutrients, elements and molecules within and between them. Fuel-cell engineers have developed their fuel-cells with components... Read More
Robotic Fish Search Water for Pollutants
Robotic Fish Search Water for Pollutants
Our latest on Bloomberg West focuses on innovations from Michigan State University to better monitor the world's waterways.
Next week on Bloomberg West, we'll be featuring an idea straight out of the Terminator movie seri--er, Michigan State University, rather. In all seriousness, the MSU students and faculty have developed robotic fish that can track water quality and... Read More
Founding Director, Planet Forward
Gardening in a suburban area is more difficult than most people imagine. There are problems with soil quality and plot space, water and weather. But nothing is more menacing than the docile deer. Decades of development left the deer virtually... Read More
Environmental and Energy Study Institute
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) hosted a Congressional briefing to discuss several renewable energy resources which often do not receive much attention and yet are in plentiful supply across the United States: renewable gas,... Read More

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